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Will you check out Saskatoon's first tattoo-themed film festival?
Mark Allard has only lived in Saskatoon for a year, but has already got "at least eight" new tattoos
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The Canadian Orchid Congress Show is in town this weekend. Growing orchids takes a lot of work, but "when it blooms, it's worth the effort," organizer Heather Anderson says.
Heather Anderson's favourite orchid among the 200 growing in her house is a 25-year-old Venus slipper that bloomed just in time for the 2015 Canadian Orchid Congress Show, which starts in Saskatoon today.
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Saskatoon Health Region has a plan to take on debt to fix parking problems at its hospitals "for a generation."
A plan to fix three deteriorating Saskatoon hospital parkades could involve borrowing tens of millions of dollars.
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An Airbus A320 crash in southern France may have claimed the lives of all 150 people on board, in what would be the worst air accident on French soil in decades.
‘This is a tragedy that has happened on French soil,’ French President Francois Hollande said in Paris. ‘We need to show all support in the face of this drama’
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"We are lucky enough as a city to experience three elections within a year, which means that there will be politicians talking out of both sides of their mouth from now until the end of 2016," laments columnist Jordon Cooper.
Every election I feel like the late Rodney Dangerfield, who used to say, "I don't get no respect."
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"There is a certain irony about the loss of the Farnam block," writes historian Bill Waiser. "It was built during Saskatoon's first boom before the Great War, and now it's one of the casualties of another building boom a century later."
Waiser is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the University of Saskatchewan's department of history.
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First Nations people will not hesitate to protest and march when necessary, even though the proposed Bill C-51 could see them branded as terrorists, AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde said.
The proposed changes to federal anti-terrorism laws are a good start, but the head of the Assembly of First Nations worries Native people could still be unjustly targeted.
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Confused by the government's flip-flop on stripping? Well, John Gormley thinks something else is going on here.
Premier Brad Wall surprisingly reversed his government's position on strip clubs. The big question is, why?
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Despite continued opposition by Mayor Don Atchison, the rest of city council approved a pilot project Monday to install protected bike lanes downtown on 23rd Street this summer and on Fourth Avenue in 2016.
The bike lanes are coming despite all the impediments. Despite continued opposition by Mayor Don Atchison, the rest of city council approved a pilot project Monday to install protected bike lanes downtown on 23rd Street this summer and on Fourth Avenue in 2016.
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If you were fooled by last week's above-zero temperatures and ubiquitous puddles, you shouldn't have been.
"I'm dreaming of a White Easter," sang no one, ever.
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"I've heard that people are not interested in reporting to campus services or the police," said Dylan Lambi-Raine, coordinator for the women's centre. "They'd rather find a support system that they can talk to and vent and feel safe in."
With the University of Saskatchewan facing scrutiny in its handling of sexual assault cases as recently as last year, an on-campus group has approached administration about the creation of a centre specifically tasked with addressing the issue.
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Should Saskatoon police redeploy officers from drug and gang units to deal with panhandling?
Saskatoon's police chief says officers could be reassigned from the force's drug and gang units to help address public safety concerns downtown.
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Introduction

On Friday, October 17, 1902, G. Wesley Norman and his brother, Leonard, tugged at their Washington hand press to produce 1,000 copies of Saskatoon's newspaper, The Phoenix. The weekly was produced in a small frame building on 21st Street.

The paper was then bought and sold a couple of times and was reborn in 1907 as the Daily Phoenix. It was published three times a week until 1909 when it became a daily and was renamed the Saskatoon Capital in 1910.

In 1912 the paper was sold again to W. F. Herman and Talmage Lawson and its name was changed from the Capital to the Saskatoon Daily Star.

During the 1920's a series of sales and purchases between newspaper owners in Saskatoon and Regina left Saskatoon with two daily papers, Saskatoon Daily Star and The Daily Phoenix.

Then, on January 1st, 1928, the Sifton family, publishers of the Winnipeg Free Press bought and amalgamated the papers to form the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.

The Siftons owned the paper until it was purchased by Hollinger Newspapers in 1996. Hollinger was purchased by CanWest Global Communications Corp. in 2000. The StarPhoenix is now a division of Postmedia Network Inc.